[Buildroot] [PATCH 00/53] Eliminate $(HOST_DIR)/usr

Samuel Martin s.martin49 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 2 13:54:00 UTC 2017

Arnout, all,

On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 11:49 PM, Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be> wrote:
>  Hi all,
> On 12-04-17 11:38, Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) wrote:
>> We currently use $(HOST_DIR)/usr as the prefix for host packages. That
>> has a few disadvantages:
>> - There are some things installed in $(HOST_DIR)/etc and
>>   $(HOST_DIR)/sbin, which is inconsistent.
>> - To pack a buildroot-built toolchain into a tarball for use as an
>>   external toolchain, you have to pack output/host/usr instead of the
>>   more obvious output/host.
>> - Because of the above, the internal toolchain wrapper breaks which
>>   forces us to work around it (call the actual toolchain executable
>>   directly). This is OK for us, but when used in another build system,
>>   that's a problem.
>> - Paths are four characters longer.
>> This series replaces all occurences of 'host/usr' (in its various forms)
>> with 'host', and updates relative paths accordingly.
> [snip]

Reviewed-by: Samuel Martin <s.martin49 at gmail.com>


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